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Financial crisis profit-taking winds down -- for some

Jun 25, 2013
The layoffs at law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges show that some companies face a crisis now that the business of cleaning up the financial crisis is over.

A bubble-less recovery

Oct 28, 2011
President Obama's former economic adviser Austan Goolsbee talks about rebuilding the economy without another debt-driven bubble.

Josh Brown: Bankruptcy 'not a pleasure cruise' for municipalities

Oct 12, 2011
The town of Harrisburg, Pa. recently voted to declare bankruptcy. Will more municipalities across the country soon follow suit?

What Europe can learn from TARP

Oct 3, 2011
We speak to Tim Massad, who heads up the Troubled Asset Relief Program, about its successes, failures, and the lessons that Europe can learn.

Looking for ways to rescue Europe from financial crisis

Sep 26, 2011
Reports of a new plan to solve the euro debt crisis are emerging, but it may not be soon enough to prevent a collapse.

Do you have financial PTSD?

Sep 9, 2011
The housing bubble, the financial crisis, the dismal jobs reports... The economy the past few years has depleted many pocketbooks -- and traumatized many consumers.

How to measure an economy

Aug 19, 2011
GDP is the chief measure of how healthy an economy is doing, but it may not give the most accurate reading. Marketplace's Heidi Moore shares other potential yardsticks.

For public good, not for profit.

Savings will drive the economy forward

Aug 19, 2011
Some economists are saying consumer spending will push the economy forward. But outgoing Federal Reserve bank president Thomas Hoenig says savings will save the economy in the long term.

Is it a recession or a contraction?

Aug 12, 2011
You may think they're interchangable terms, but there's a big difference between them. An economist explains the difference and why he thinks we're in a contraction, not a recession.

The economic impact of the Afghanistan troop drawdown

Jun 23, 2011
Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale discusses what President Obama had to say in his speech about the Afghanistan troop withdrawal and looks at the economic impact it might have.